More Drones Than We Know What To Do With

0 Posted by - June 12, 2012 - Big Brother, Conspiracies & Scandals, Economics, Military, Police State

2012 05 15T174104Z 971592270 GM1E85G04XF01 RTRMADP 3 OBAMA.JPG 300x188 More Drones Than We Know What To Do WithThe Homeland Security Department ordered so many drones it can’t keep them all flying and doesn’t have a good plan for how to use them, according to a new audit the department’s inspector general released Monday.

In a blunt assessment, investigators said Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Air and Marine has a fleet of nine “unmanned aircraft systems” and is awaiting a 10th — though it doesn’t have enough ground support and doesn’t have a good plan for prioritizing missions.

“CBP procured unmanned aircraft before implementing adequate plans,” the investigators said.

The Defense Department uses armed drones overseas in its war on terror, and a U.S. Navy drone crashed on Maryland’s Eastern Shore on Monday afternoon, according to the Associated Press.

CONTINUED at the Washington Times.

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